Date: 16th October 2009 at 3:31pm
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Jason Dodd and Paul Williams will be in the home dugout for the first time on Saturday as Alan Knill’s improving Bury side make the long trip south to the Recreation Ground.

It’s been a turbulant week for the Shots, following a 4-1 win at home to Morecambe last week. Manager Gary Waddock and assistant Martin Kuhl both joined Wycombe Wanderers on Tuesday, following Peter Taylor’s departure. The club acted quickly as ex-Southampton defender Jason Dodd was hired as caretaker manager a day later and Paul Williams came in as his assistant, with a view to landing the role on a permanent basis. However, the club is still accepting applications for the vacant post.

On the pitch things are going swimmingly for the Shots, a second consecutive 4-1 home win sees the club currently occupying 6th place in League Two. The Rec has been made into a fortress again, as Aldershot have collected 14 points from a possible 18 on home turf, picking up 4 wins and 2 draws so far. Bury, on the other hand, can boast the best away record in the league. The Shakers have won 4, drawn 1 and lost 1 on the road so far, so will come to the Rec in a confident mood.

Aldershot will be without Kirk Hudson, who is suffering from a stomach bug. Anthony Charles played for the reserves in the week and is expected to be in the squad for Saturday.

Bury have bigger injury worries, with Andy Bishop, Andy Morrell, Danny Carlton and Damien Allen all out. Paul Scott and Richie Baker are also doubts.

The Recreation Ground will hold bad memories for the Shakers, who stormed into a 3-0 lead last October. But three goals in a ten minute spell rescued a point for the Shots. This slip up proved costly for Bury, who missed out on automatic promotion on goal difference before losing to Shrewsbury in the play offs.